Intentional Interaction

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All parents love their children. Parents want their children to grow up to be happy, smart and moral. The challenge is how to do that with all the time demands and pressures of the “experts” on how to be the best parent (think buy my product cause I know more than you). The best gift you give your child is your love and time. It is an investment in a life for a life-time. … [Read more...]

Play Their Way!

More play

I have always preferred play to work. How come a game starts with “Play ball”? I’ve never heard that in an office. How cool it would be if our all work was play. Emerson said, “It is a happy talent to know how to play.” The Strong Play Museum in Rochester, NY celebrates play in all forms. One weekend we invited our oldest son and his wife and our four grandchildren to go … [Read more...]

The Reading Habit

Reading Quote # 3

I was sick the day we got to take home our first grade reading book. That night my parents attended the open house. Later, my mom came into my bedroom and left the book on my night stand. The next morning I woke to find the book. It wasn’t a dream. I grabbed the book, sat up in bed and began to read. Something I still do, even though my wife doesn’t like it. Some habits never … [Read more...]